Every WordPress user, or rather web manager, knows that plugins are great tools to extend the functionality of WordPress and customise sites to meet specific needs. For example, we use plugins to also change, or at least allow us to change, the appearance of some of our sites. Unfortunately though, these same tools also cause [...]
The minimum requirements to run WordPress had been announced many months ago. The requirements are PHP version 5.2.4 and MySQL version 5.0, and the minimum requirements for WordPress 3.1 which at that time was yet to roll out was PHP 4.3 and MySQL 4.1.2. To date, I don’t think everyone is ready yet to drop [...]
Last September, I signed up for a free account at WordPress.com so I would know how it is to operate in a WP-hosted blogging environment. After seven weeks, I have written more than 20 articles mainly tutorials on how to blog at WordPress.com. Above is a screenshot of one of my more popular articles at [...]
I am testing on this post the PicApp feature in embedding images for self-hosted WordPress blogs. I did a similar test for WordPress.com-hosted blogs yesterday, and you can view the results of that test at my Working and WordPress-ing blog.
I am surprised to see a number of my friends’ blogs using the ready-to-use sectional links on the sidebar of their blogs like calendar (useless for new or not frequently updated blogs), archives, etc. when they have so much to display. Either they don’t have time to explore the functionalities offered by WordPress.com to change [...]
Last month, we wrote Get ready now for WordPress 2.9 and beyond. If you haven’t upgraded yet, then this article from the official WordPress blog site should serve another warning. The article is titled How to Keep WordPress Secure which I thought is very mildly titled considering its content. The article reported: Right now there [...]